There are 10 ways to get from Los Angeles to Nevada City by bus, train, car, plane or tram

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Bus  •  11 h 47 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to Sacramento, CA Southern CA-Northern CA

$178 - $211

Cheapest option

Bus, train  •  14 h 36 min

  1. Take the bus from Los Angeles, CA to San Jose, CA
  2. Take the train from San Jose Diridon Station to Auburn Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$71 - $143

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Train  •  18 h 47 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Davis Amtrak Coast Starlight
  2. Take the train from Davis Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak Capitol Corridor

$110 - $278

Drive  •  7 h 24 min

  1. Drive from Los Angeles to Nevada City 446 miles

$40 - $65

Fly from Los Angeles, bus  •  8 h 42 min

  1. Fly from Los Angeles (LAX) to Sacramento (SMF) LAX - SMF
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St

Fly from Burbank, bus  •  8 h 46 min

  1. Fly from Burbank (BUR) to Sacramento (SMF) BUR - SMF
  2. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
  3. Take the bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St

Train to Ontario/San Bernardino, fly, bus  •  9 h 24 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
  2. Fly from Ontario/San Bernardino (ONT) to Sacramento (SMF) ONT - SMF
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak

Tram to Long Beach, fly, bus, line 1 bus  •  10 h 9 min

  1. Take the tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
  2. Fly from Long Beach (LGB) to Sacramento (SMF) LGB - SMF
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
  4. Take the bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St
  5. Take the line 1 bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Broad St at Union St and Hwy 20-49 Bridge

Train to Santa Ana, fly, bus  •  10 h 30 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
  2. Fly from Santa Ana (SNA) to Sacramento (SMF) SNA - SMF
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak

Train to San Diego, fly, bus  •  11 h 41 min

  1. Take the train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
  2. Fly from San Diego (SAN) to Sacramento (SMF) SAN - SMF
  3. Take the bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak

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The cheapest way to get from Los Angeles to Nevada City is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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The quickest way to get from Los Angeles to Nevada City is to drive which costs $40 - $65 and takes 7 h 24 min.

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The distance between Los Angeles and Nevada City is 394 miles. The road distance is 446 miles.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Nevada City without a car is to bus which takes 11 h 47 min and costs $170 - $220.

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It takes approximately 11 h 47 min to get from Los Angeles to Nevada City, including transfers.

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Nevada City is to bus which takes 11 h 47 min and costs $170 - $220. Alternatively, you can train, which costs $110 - $280 and takes 18 h 47 min.

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The quickest flight from Los Angeles Airport to Sacramento Airport is the direct flight which takes 1 h 15 min.

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Yes, the driving distance between Los Angeles to Nevada City is 446 miles. It takes approximately 7 h 24 min to drive from Los Angeles to Nevada City.

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American Airlines, United Airlines, Delta and Southwest Airlines offer flights from Los Angeles Airport to Sacramento Airport.

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There are 37+ hotels available in Nevada City. Prices start at $124 USD per night.

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Map of how to get from Los Angeles to Nevada City.
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  • Distance: 393.6 miles
  • Duration: 11 h 47 min

What companies run services between Los Angeles, CA, USA and Nevada City, CA, USA?

Xe Do Hoang Transportation operates a bus from Los Angeles to Nevada City once daily. Tickets cost $67 and the journey takes 6 h 35 min. Alternatively, you can take a train from Los Angeles to Nevada City via Davis Amtrak, Auburn Amtrak, Nevada St at Amtrak Station, and Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St in around 18 h 47 min.

Airlines
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 24 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $550
Flights from Burbank to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $550
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 16 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Ontario/San Bernardino to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 15 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$180 - $600
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 18 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 25 min
When
Sunday
Estimated price
$110 - $480
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento via Las Vegas
Ave. Duration
3 h 20 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$260 - $650
Flights from San Diego to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 31 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$180 - $900
Alaska Airlines, Inc.
Website
alaskaair.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
Flights from San Diego to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 43 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $1,000
Delta
Website
delta.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 29 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $450
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 35 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$120 - $470
Flights from Santa Ana to Sacramento via San Francisco
Ave. Duration
3 h 18 min
When
Saturday and Sunday
Estimated price
$210 - $750
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Los Angeles to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 26 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $450
JetBlue Airways
Website
jetblue.com
Flights from Long Beach to Sacramento
Ave. Duration
1 h 22 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$110 - $430
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from San Jose Diridon Station to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 6 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$35 - $90
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$35 - $55
Flexi Coach Seat
$65 - $95
Business Coach Seat
$60 - $90
Room
$180 - $260
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Davis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
13 h 15 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$80 - $220
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$80 - $120
Flexi Coach Seat
$140 - $210
Business Coach Seat
$150 - $220
Room
$340 - $470
Train from Davis Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h 27 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$24 - $50
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$24 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Ontario Amtrak
Ave. Duration
54 min
Frequency
6 times a week
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$30 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to Santa Ana Regional Transportation Center Amtrak
Ave. Duration
47 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$22 - $45
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$22 - $35
Flexi Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Business Coach Seat
$29 - $45
Room
$130 - $190
Train from Los Angeles Union Station Amtrak to San Diego Santa Fe Depot
Ave. Duration
2 h 54 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$30 - $75
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$30 - $50
Flexi Coach Seat
$55 - $85
Business Coach Seat
$50 - $75
Room
$170 - $240
Metro Los Angeles
Website
metro.net
Tram from 7th Street / Metro Center Station - Metro Blue & Expo Lines to Pacific Coast Hwy Station
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
$2
Schedules at
metro.net
Bus operators
Xe Do Hoang Transportation
Phone
+1 408-729-7885 / +1-888-834-9336
Website
xedohoang.com
Bus from Los Angeles, CA to Sacramento, CA
Ave. Duration
6 h 35 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$67
Schedules at
xedohoang.com
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

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Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Sacramento Amtrak to Auburn Amtrak
Ave. Duration
1 h
Frequency
Every 4 hours
Website
amtrak.com
Nevada County Gold Country Stage
Phone
530.477.0103
Email
GoldCountryStage@co.nevada.ca.us
Website
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Nevada St at Amtrak Station to Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St
Ave. Duration
50 min
Frequency
4 times a day
Estimated price
$3 - $5
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com
Bus from Tinloy St Transit Ctr at Bank St to Broad St at Union St and Hwy 20-49 Bridge
Ave. Duration
15 min
Frequency
Every 2 hours
Estimated price
$2 - $3
Schedules at
goldcountrystage.com

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The best way to get from Los Angeles to Los Angeles Airport is to train which takes 30 min and costs $6 - $8.

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